Egypt conducts restoration work on colossus statue of king Ramses II

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/4/20 16:24:14

People pose for a group photo in front of a newly restored colossus statue of king Ramses II at the Luxor Temple in Luxor, Egypt on April 18, 2017. Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities has conducted a comprehensive restoration work on a colossus statue of king Ramses II that once decorated the facade of the first pylon of the Luxor Temple. During the fourth century AD, the colossus was damaged by a destructive earthquake. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)


 

A man stands near a newly restored colossus statue of king Ramses II (C) at the Luxor Temple in Luxor, Egypt on April 18, 2017. Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities has conducted a comprehensive restoration work on a colossus statue of king Ramses II that once decorated the facade of the first pylon of the Luxor Temple. During the fourth century AD, the colossus was damaged by a destructive earthquake. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)


 

People take photos of a newly restored colossus statue of king Ramses II at the Luxor Temple in Luxor, Egypt on April 18, 2017. Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities has conducted a comprehensive restoration work on a colossus statue of king Ramses II that once decorated the facade of the first pylon of the Luxor Temple. During the fourth century AD, the colossus was damaged by a destructive earthquake. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)


 

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